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The Business of Sports | Sun-Sentinel BlogsPerhaps it was just as well the Florida Marlins??? 2010 home opener was a nighttime affair, given that it reached a steamy 88 degrees this afternoon. Turns out it was the team that asked for the 7:10 p.m. start. ???Two......
Let's be honest. It isn't really that hard to tug at the heartstrings of a Baltimore sports fan. This is a town where nostalgia lives full-time, so Saturday's Oriole Park tribute to Hall of Fame manager Earl Weaver couldn't help but strike the right note....
Baseball's greatest story will be rewritten again Monday as the sport celebrates the 66th anniversary of Jackie Robinson's breaking the major leagues' color barrier. Yet the man who wrote the story will be forgotten. In every game, players from...
As surprises go, Philip Humber's not-so-perfect game against the Red Sox on Thursday wasn't exactly Chrysler making a comeback. Really, if you didn't see the bad start coming, you weren't looking at him. It's not his perfect game against the Mariners on...
People always lament how sports stars aren't heroes like they used to be. Lance Armstrong lies. Tiger Woods stains his name. The entire Baseball Hall of Fame ballot is at issue. But what if everyone's telling the wrong stories? Because this is what...
For What it’s Worth on this January 11--- Can you imagine how many steroid users there are in the NFL Hall of Fame? But it’s the sanctity of the Baseball Hall that seems to move us. Is it simply the numbers of the game? Growing up, I...
History, it has been said, is written by the winners. But sometimes, writers write history, and I’m hoping those with Hall of Fame ballots do that today. When the names of the newest inductees into the Baseball Hall of Fame are announced, I hope...
Tags: Roger Clemens, Mark McGwire, Lou Gehrig, Rafael Palmeiro, Sports
Pete Rose is a lot like Notre Dame football when it comes to polarization. Either you love Pete or you can't stand him. Either you admire his swagger, figuring that's what made him baseball's all-time hit king, or you consider him an arrogant, defiant...
We live in a world of sports that is broadcast in full color and high definition. We try to view it through a prism of moral and ethical absolutes. And still, when faced with the great issues of our time, everything ends up being cast in shades of gray....
Tags: Roger Clemens, Voting, Ethics, Mark McGwire, Gaylord Perry
Hall of Fame manager Earl Weaver took a long look at the larger-than-life bronze likeness of himself that was unveiled at Camden Yards on Saturday and expressed his heartfelt gratitude to the people who made it possible. "My thanks to Mr. Angelos and the...
Larry Holmes says he only resorted to a "performance-enhancing" substance one time in the ring. A detached retina had thrown off the former world champion's training for his comeback fight with Evander Holyfield, and he wasn't in his usual peak shape....
Barry Bonds and Mark McGwire were recently blackballed from the Baseball Hall of Fame because they were the biggest juicers this side of Minute Maid. Ben Johnson and Marion Jones had Olympic gold medals stripped away for being massive drug cheats. A...
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